Co-curricular refers to activities, programs, and learning experiences that complement, in some way, what students are learning in school—i.e., experiences that are connected to or mirror the academic curriculum. Co-curricular activities are typically, but not always, defined by their separation from academic courses.
Why do we need co curricular activities?
It gives the students an opportunity to develop particular skills and exhibit their non-academic abilities.In either case, participation can assist students in more than one ways. They actually complement the curricular activities and groom the students in the “Art of living and working together.”
What are the benefits of co curricular activities?
- Social Skills and Relationship-Building. Students often participate in co-curricular activities with students in other grades which helps to develop relationship skills and, in many cases, lasting friendships.
- Time Management Skills
- Exploring a Plethora of Interests
- Developing Self-Esteem